The owner of an Alaska-based poke shop, who is Hawaiian, teared up when describing the hoops she had to jump through to rebrand after receiving a cease and desist letter from Aloha Poke Co. Facebook

Petition Calling For Aloha Poke Co. To Change Its Name Gets Outpouring Of Support

Critics say the Chicago-based Aloha Poke Co. should change its name and not force Hawaiian natives to stop using the words "aloha poke" in their businesses.

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Police Union Wants Feds To Investigate Kim Foxx Over Smollett Investigation

"I don't think justice was done here today," union President Kevin Graham said.

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After A Decade Of Salvaging And Repurposing Old Building Materials, Rebuilding Exchange In Danger Of Closing

In an email to customers and supporters, one of the founders said the organization needs to raise $50,000 in donations by May 30 to stay open.

Promises, Tamales And Even Truth-Telling: Chicago’s Mayoral Race Hits The Final Stretch

In the campaign to succeed Rahm Emanuel, candidates Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle talk neighborhoods and look for votes.